Image credit: speedpropertybuyers. And during this period, which is due to last until 31st December , negotiators from the UK and EU will decide what our future relationship with the EU will look like. While these talks are happening, most EU rules will continue to apply in the UK. Right now, the UK and EU work together very closely on trials. These international trials are particularly important for testing new treatments in rare and childhood cancers, where there may not be enough people to take part in a single country. Another key post-Brexit issue is ensuring people in the UK get access to the newest treatments without delays.
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For the latest overview of how coronavirus is impacting cancer services, please visit our February cancer services article. And with life slowly opening back up, at least for now, the events of March can sometimes seem distant and otherworldly. But for the first few months all we had were snapshots and relative estimates. And with around , people being screened each week in the UK before the pandemic, the backlog of people waiting for screening has stacked up quickly — we put the figure at around 3 million so far. The good news is that some programmes have now restarted in some way. But given the number of people needing to be screened, it may be some time before they are back on track. And as health is a responsibility for each Government across the UK, timelines for restarting will be slightly different in each UK nation.
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The capsule camera allows doctors to look for early cases of bowel cancer without carrying out invasive hospital procedures. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player. Tiny cameras that are small enough to be swallowed and can film tumours in the gut are being trialled in the fight against cancer. Called PillCams, they are encased in a capsule to make them easier to ingest, and it is hoped they can replace more invasive methods of screening.